One of the big races to watch is the men’s 100 fly, where Texas All-Americans Joseph Schooling and Jack Conger will go head-to-head.
Big 12 Conference Record holder Will Licon and Big 12 Meet Record holder Jonathan Roberts will square off in the 400 IM.
The 50 free final will feature a showdown between Joseph Schooling and Jack Conger. This morning, Schooling tied Ian Crocker’s Big 12 Meet Record with a personal best 19.18, while Conger was just a nail behind in 19.20.
Texas teammates Joseph Schooling (19.18) and Jack Conger (19.20) each turned in a best time to lead prelims of the 50 free.
Despite missing out on the dual meet with Auburn earlier this week, Jack Conger was back in action to help the Longhorns go up against the Bulldogs.
Senior Will Licon won all 3 of his individual events to help power the Longhorns to victory.
It was all outside smoke in the men’s 200 free final. Texas’ Townley Haas, who squeaked into the top 8 this morning, and Stanford’s Grant Shoults, who got scratched in after taking 9th in prelims, were the fastest 2 swimmers tonight.
Olympic gold medalist Clark Smith followed up his fast 500 free victory last night with the top 200 free time in this morning’s prelims at the 2016 Texas Invite.
Joseph Schooling gave Texas the lead after the fly leg of the 200 medley relay, but Ryan Held roared home in 18.8 to give NC State the victory.
The Texas Longhorns have received a verbal commitment from JohnThomas Larson, a 2016 Olympic Trials qualifier and U.S. Open finalist.
The Longhorns are in the hunt for an NCAA threepeat this season, and they have very few weaknesses.
Distance freestyler Colter Carman has made his verbal commitment to stay in state and join the defending NCAA champion Texas Longhorns next fall.
Conger swept the butterfly races, first winning the 100 in 45.47 before going on to clock a winning time of 1:42.40 in the 200.
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On night three action returns to Omaha where six more roster spots are on the line for swimmers hoping to punch in their tickets to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.